Fruit & Nuts
Michigan State University Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches, strawberries and hops. These educational resources provide valuable help to Michigan growers and consumers regarding fruit pest management, food safety, business management, food processing, horticultural practices, irrigation and weed management.
January 30, 2015 | John Stone | The National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual has been revised and a new edition released. This is the study manual Michigan uses to certify Private (RUP) and Commercial Pesticide Applicators and Registered Technicians by examination.
January 28, 2015 | Ben Phillips | The old CAT Alert system is still in place, but its name has changed to Michigan State University Extension News.
January 27, 2015 | Lyndon Kelley | Agricultural water users in both Indiana and Michigan with the capacity to pump 70 gallons per minute or more need to report their water use by April 1.
January 26, 2015 | Brad Baughman | Vertical shoot positioning and top wire cordon training systems for hybrid grape vines will be discussed during the Northern Grapes Project webinar on Feb. 10, 2015.
January 23, 2015 | Jim Isleib | Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
January 21, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Save the date: April 10-11, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
January 19, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | The Online Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy has added a new webinar: Chestnut IPM. Learn about IPM in chestnuts, pesticide considerations and potential invasive pests of orchards in Michigan.
January 19, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | The Online Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy has added a new webinar: Hop IPM. Learn about IPM in hops, including pesticide considerations and beneficial insects.
January 14, 2015 | Curtis Talley | Educational workshops are available to commercial producers wanting more information on the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), such as eligible producers and crops, coverage levels, and service fees and premiums.
January 13, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | Hop growers looking to learn more about the risk and prevention of respiratory disease associated with hop harvest and processing are encouraged to view this recorded webinar.
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Date: Feb 3, 2015
Location: Hart United Methodist Church, 308 South State Street, Hart, MI
Date: Feb 4, 2015
Location: Menominee County MSU Extension Office conference room, 904 South US 41, Stephenson, MI 49887
Date: Feb 4, 2015 - Feb 5, 2015
Location: Lake Michigan College, Mendel Center: 2755 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Farm Bill
- Grape Days
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Christmas Trees
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Spring Peach Update
- Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show
- Statewide & Regional Fruit Meetings
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management School